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Re: How does one specify linking to 64 bit libraries when there is a cho
Re: How does one specify linking to 64 bit libraries when there is a choice?
Mon, 20 Dec 2010 15:23:19 +0100
Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/23.2 (gnu/linux)
Sorry you and others have had to suffer through this.
On Mon 20 Dec 2010 15:09, Bruce Korb <address@hidden> writes:
> How much understanding of the machinery should be expected
> of the hapless project builder?
I'm not sure, but:
> Nelson has been doing this stuff for quite a while and has
> reasonably good understanding of the process. From that
> understanding, he made the assumption that a standard 64 bit
> "Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server release 5.5 (Tikanga)"
> installation would be compatible with installing Guile via
> ./configure && make && sudo make install
This is incorrect, for RHEL and other systems which place 64-bit libs in
$prefix/lib64. You will find hacks to set --libdir in almost all
> Perhaps we can strive to make the assumption correct
> in the future?
This idea is attractive, if it can be done. But this is more an autoconf
issue (setting $libdir) than a libtool issue, and it's not a Guile issue
at all :)